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  1. Ric2013 replied to the thread Problem with rising main tap connections.

    Correct. I'm assuming what you mean is that the need to protect your drinking water is another good reason to ensure hose pipes are...

    May 20, 2018 at 9:38 PM
  2. Ric2013 replied to the thread Lagging cutter. New invention.

    Or free from a customer's house. Who would imagine the plumber would take the bread knife?

    May 19, 2018 at 7:09 PM
  3. Ric2013 rated YorkshireDave's post Useful in the thread Lagging cutter. New invention.

    Bread knife lubricated with water! Remember, the grey (polyethelene) is easier to cut than the black (nitrile). Never zip tie as you...

    May 19, 2018 at 7:06 PM
  4. Ric2013 rated jtsplumbing's post Agree in the thread Lagging cutter. New invention.

    What size does it take ? Think the clamping method needs looking at could take some time to make joints, Think I will wait for the Mk2...

    May 19, 2018 at 7:06 PM
  5. Ric2013 replied to the thread Problem with rising main tap connections.

    I hope he means the previous plumber had cut that little bit of copper pipe too short and the 2nd plumber has now fitted a new slightly...

    May 19, 2018 at 7:04 PM
  6. Ric2013 rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread Problem with rising main tap connections.

    back flow of what if it has all the correct air gaps etc

    May 19, 2018 at 6:58 PM
  7. Ric2013 rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread Problem with rising main tap connections.

    reason why?

    May 19, 2018 at 6:58 PM
  8. Ric2013 liked Stigster's post in the thread Is this pressure ok?.

    That lower stopcock may act as a non-return valve even when not fully closed. It's probably not actually working as a non-return and...

    May 18, 2018 at 9:16 PM
  9. Ric2013 rated Dkdc71's post Agree in the thread Tap Cartridges - Impossible situation.

    I will come over from Ireland bring taps with me fit them return back home and this post will be still going all I want to see is...

    May 17, 2018 at 10:30 PM
  10. Ric2013 replied to the thread Different size flush valves.

    Trouble with a lever flush valve is people can't seem to get used to only needing light finger pressure and will persist in using the...

    May 17, 2018 at 12:45 PM
  11. Ric2013 replied to the thread Best drain down hose - what do you use?.

    It would certainly save having to try to use the ballcock as a means of filling the hose and getting the siphon going. Nothing quite...

    May 17, 2018 at 12:37 PM
  12. Ric2013 replied to the thread Tap Cartridges - Impossible situation.

    If you have the cartridge, surely job is almost done, or at least worth trying at this point? To be honest, they probably aren't that...

    May 15, 2018 at 9:28 PM
  13. Ric2013 rated Dkdc71's post Agree in the thread Tap Cartridges - Impossible situation.

    The seal on your cartridge should be sufficient as most manufacturers will tell you not to use any jointing compound or sealants but if...

    May 15, 2018 at 9:23 PM
  14. Ric2013 rated Leonardo's post Informative in the thread Tap Cartridges - Impossible situation.

    Ok - so here is a short guide /tutorial - on what I've done - to successfully remove the base of a stuck cartridge - in a mixer / swivel...

    May 15, 2018 at 9:21 PM
  15. Ric2013 replied to the thread Over £50 Worth of FREE Chemicals, When You Buy This Norstrom Proflush Compact Machine.

    Not at all. Your previous post says 'filter is separate and it just clicks on'. I followed the link you supplied and it led me to the...

    May 15, 2018 at 9:17 PM